This podcast talks about the effect of the biological reaction of fight, flight and freeze on triggering and perpetuating chronic pelvic pain syndromes.
This podcast explains why self-treatment is the central focus of the Wise-Anderson Protocol for pelvic floor pain.
This podcast talks about the importance of reducing symptoms through physical and behavior intervention and the limitation of psychotherapy alone.
In this podcast Paradoxical Relaxation is discussed as the practice of letting go of effort and anxiety. Paradoxical Relaxation gives patients a way to turn off their own fearful pelvic contraction.
Paradoxical Relaxation and the practice of being “off duty” create a space to allow muscles to rest and painful pelvic tissue to heal.
This podcast talks about the relationships between stress and prostatitis/chronic pelvic pain syndrome
Deep relaxation is the experience of effortlessness and the practice of moving from a state of doing to a state of being. Large doses of effortlessness are the essential ingredient in relaxing a tight pelvic floor.
This podcast discuss the local issue of pelvic pain which exists in the larger context of a person’s nervous state.
Extended Paradoxical Relaxation is the practice of getting used to being unguarded and quiet, of letting go of anxious thinking and resting in a state significantly free of all thought. In this state, the pelvis can relax. In the state of inner peace the sore, irritated, upset pelvic tissue can heal.
The Wise-Anderson Protocol form of internal pelvic floor physical therapy addresses certain clusters of trigger points inside and outside of pelvic floor that create and perpetuate chronic pelvic pain
Catastrophic thinking is typical in those with chronic pelvic pain. Ending catastrophic thinking lies in a certain form of self-treatment.
This podcast explains the cause of post bowel movement pain and the Wise-Anderson Protocol treatment for it.